The parish of St John Newland is committed to high standards in the safeguarding and care of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

The church has due regard to the House of Bishops Guidance on Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults. The Church has formally adopted the House of Bishops’ ‘Promoting a Safer Church: Safeguarding Policy Statement.

Our Safeguarding Officer is Annette Benstead who can be contacted on 07949 923476, and our Parish Safeguarding Policies are as follows:

Safeguarding Policy Plus (Protection of children)

Parish Domestic Abuse Policy

Policy for the safeguarding of vulnerable adults